The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Architect
Rank 129 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 10 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.47% 0.72% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.75% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 18
Average salary £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £65,000 £51,350
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Security Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1997 2271 2127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.20% 95.70% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1563 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region.

Security Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
1 10 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) SABSA
3 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Network Design
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) CEH
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (8.33%) DMZ
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) Websense
7 1 (8.33%) LAN
7 1 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) CCIE

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (41.67%) SABSA
2 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) GIAC
4 1 (8.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
1 1 (8.33%) Imperva
1 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec
1 1 (8.33%) Tufin
1 1 (8.33%) Websense